Obalne galerije Piran







  XIIth International Ex-tempore of Ceramics




Technique: all ceramic techniques

Theme: free choice

Time of production: March to 1st June 2011

Size: up to 100 cm

Weight: portable (not more than 20kg)

Composition: maximum of three pieces

Marking: the mark EX 2011 cut in fresh clay and the author's initials or personal mark

Each participant may hand in only one work; a composition may consist of a maximum of three pieces (a photograph or sketch must be included).

For the initial selection, the work must be photographed from at least three basic angles, 5 photos in JPG, TIF or RAW format (minimum 1000 pix per side).
Title of work, the dimensions, technique, price and customary data must be attached (name and surname, exact address, date of birth, telephone number and e-mail address).

Photographs must arrive not later than 1st June 2010 to:
Obalne galerije Piran
XII. International Ex-tempore of Ceramics
Tartinijev trg 3
6330 Piran, Slovenija

by e-mail: galerija.meduza@obalne-galerije.si

The initial selection on the basis of visual material will be performed by an international professional jury. Authors will be informed about the selection of works in July 2011.

No entry fee is payable for the initial selection on basis of photographs.

After the initial selection on the basis of submitted photographs, the participation in the XIIth International Ex-tempore of Ceramics is established in the Rules.


1. Deadline and place for handing in:
- from Saturday 10th August to Thursday 15th September 2011,
  in Gallery Herman Pečarič, Leninova 1, Piran,
  between 08.00 and 12.00 and between 16.00 and 18.00

- or by post to:
Obalne galerije Piran, Tartinijev trg 3, 6330 Piran, Slovenia

2. Each participant may submit only one work. Works that have been selected on the basis of photographs can not be replaced by any other work.

3. Each work must be delivered in packaging required by established standards and usable for storage and return! In case the packaging is being unusable for return, the author is responsible for collecting his work personally until the end of october 2011. The sale price and exact address of the sender must be attached to the work.

4. Works that arrive severely damaged or destroyed will not be exhibited and will be returned to the addressee.

5. Artists may, on their own responsibility and on their own expense, insure work during transport to the exhibition and from it back to the author. The organiser bears responsibility and the consequences of damage done to works during the exhibition. Works are insured during the exhibition.

6. Entry fee is 22 €, for full-time students 11 €.
- the fee is payable when the work is handed in or to the following account number at:
Obalne galerije Piran
Banka Slovenije
Swift code BSLJSI2X
IBAN: SI 56012906030358891
- last year participants have a discount (students 10 €, others 20 €.).

7. The organiser guarantees that he will treat works according to established standards.

8. Prizewinners are obliged to relinquish prizewinning works regardless of the specified purchase price.

9. The works exhibited in Herman Pečarič Gallery (the exhibition will be open until September 2011) will be on sale at a price decided by the author, taking into account compulsory levies.

10. Authors are obliged to assume the exhibited works in Herman Pečarič Gallery in Piran by the end of October 2011. Exhibited works, which were sent by post and equipped with appropriate packaging, can be returned by mail at author's expense (required prepayment). For the injury when returning organizer does not take responsibility.


I. The GRAND PRIX of the XIIth International Ex-tempore
of Ceramics


II. Major purchase prize

700 € ARTINVEST d.o.o., PIRAN

III. Purchase prize

500 € SCARBO d.o.o., KOPER

IV. Prize for the most original work:
An exhibition in Galerijia Herman Pečarič Piran




- Franco Bertoni, Faenza (Italija / Italia / Italy)
- Višnja Slavica Gabout, Zagreb (Hrvaška / Croazia / Croatia)
- Mateja Kos, Ljubljana (Slovenija / Slovenia / Slovenia)
- Tatjana Sirk, Piran (tajnik / segretaria / secretary)